Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
John H. (Jack) Salm, Jr. Collection
Association
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Collection Number
2188
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.2 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Photograph Collection, Library
Processed by
L. Duy, Feb. 2009

Scope and Content

Book titled A Bloody Job Well Done: The History of the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam, 1967-1971 and a photograph of a sign for the 135th Assault Helicopter Company donated to the Vietnam Archive by John H. (Jack) Salm, Jr.

Biographical Note

Born in Newark, NJ, 1930. Volunteered for Army in 1951. Major, 22 years of service. 48AHC 1966-1967, 1 FFV FLT. DET. 1967. Gunship Platoon Leader 48th Operations Officer 1 FFV. Stationed in Tuy Hoa, Nha Trang. The 48th supported the 101st ARVN, ROIC all over the 1 FFV in numerous operations. Received 13 medals, including an Army commendation Medal. Retired in 1972. Rank at discharge at LTC. Member and current President of the VHPA (2009). After retiring from the miilitary he taught for 20 years.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Books
A Bloody Job Well Done: The History of the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam, 1967-1971, edited by Max Speedy and Bob Ray, 2008.
Photographs
135th Assault Helicopter Company Sign- Get The Bloody Job Done.